S. 1955 (109th): Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act of 2006

A bill to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to expand health care access and reduce costs through the creation of small business health plans and through modernization of the health insurance marketplace.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Nov 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Enzi

Senator from Wyoming

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2006
Length: 144 pages

History

Nov 2, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 15, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 1955 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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